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What are the Pros and Cons of Engineered Hardwood Flooring?

What are the Pros and Cons of Engineered Hardwood Flooring?

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Nothing beats the class and elegance of hardwood flooring. It breathes luxury and a timeless appeal that’s arresting. However, hardwood flooring is expensive and difficult to maintain. Engineered hardwood flooring is an excellent alternative.

It is one of the most popular choices and boasts a plethora of benefits. When deciding whether or not engineered wood is for you, it is important to consider the pros as well as the cons.

Engineered wood flooring can withstand extreme fluctuations in temperature and humidity. This makes engineered flooring a popular choice for moisture-prone areas like the kitchen and bathrooms.

Engineered wood does not change shape even when exposed to extreme changes in temperature. So if you are worried that the floor might cup or warm leaving you in the lurch, that won’t happen with engineered flooring.

When you are looking for the perfect flooring solution for your underfloor heating system, engineered wood is the right match.

Engineered wood flooring does not expand or contract even with the constant heat emanating from the underfloor heater.

Just be sure to choose a floor of the right thickness. Our friendly team can help you choose the right match for underfloor heating systems.

Engineered wood is available in a wide range of designs, patterns and colours. Get an antique looking floor with vintage patterns or settle for a modern, conventional pattern. There is something for every decor. In fact, engineered wood is available at an array of price points to suit every budget.

Engineered looks and feels like real wood floors. So, you can really get a wonderful flooring option that doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket. And if it is the aesthetics that you are worried about, simply take a look at our collection to discover true elegance and class for your home and office flooring.

Like any kind of flooring material, engineered hardwood flooring requires care and maintenance too. It is extremely durable and won’t wear out easily unless it is used carelessly or not maintained well.

Engineered wood flooring has replacement options. You needn’t really worry about finding that matching flooring plank years later just in case daily wear and tear causes any damage.

So is engineered flooring worth it?

Definitely! They are durable, versatile, affordable and very easy to install too. What more can you ask for?

Need help choosing the right option? We can help.

At Lifestyle Flooring UK, we are passionate about helping you find the perfect flooring solution. Our friendly team can give you sound advice to help you make an informed choice.